Seis Apartment Building, Santiago Housing, Cerro San Luis Homes, Architecture Images
Seis Apartment Building in Santiago, Chile
Cerro San Luis Contemporary Housing in Chile, South America design by SML ARQUITECTOS
28 Sep 2019
Design: SML ARQUITECTOS
Location: Cerro San Luis, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Seis Apartment Building
The Seis Apartment Building assignment consisted in projecting six luxury apartments in a terrain with a steep slope on the southern face of Cerro San Luis, an urban hill located in Santiago de Chile.
SML Arquitectos conceived this building not as a set of apartments, but as six houses piled one above the other. They placed four duplex units with the same characteristics in the first levels. Whilst for the last two the architects located them above the previous ones, deliberately settling their façade level of the lower units in order to reduce the presence of the building towards the public space and take advantage of the slope of the site.
These last apartments are located on a platform built over the lower units and connecting with the upper level of the property, so that, unlike the first four units, they have their four facades open to an inhabitable exterior.
A system of large terraces are proposed displaying Aluzinc brise-soleil that in some parts cover the entire height of the duplexes allowing corners of greater privacy among these terraces.
The interiors are structured as an open plan with few structural elements, so that it allows different configuration alternatives and evolutions over time.
Only the bathrooms and kitchens have been considered as permanent enclosures, which were designed to adequately serve all the proposed program alternatives, given the future difficulty of intervening the facilities of said enclosures.
Seis Apartment Building, Santiago – Building Information
Architects: SML ARQUITECTOS
Project size: 1306 sqm
Site size: 1100 sqm
Completion date: 2015
Building levels: 7
Photography: Nico Saieh
Seis Apartment Building in Santiago images / information received 280919 from SML Arquitectos
Location: Santiago, Chile
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